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Cyber Security:
Defending Critical Infrastructure

This one-day workshop is designed to provide professionals with the information they need to address cyber security and help to defend critical infrastructure. Our growing dependence on cyberspace has created new vulnerabilities that are exploited as fast as or faster than an organization can respond. Cyber attacks can heavily impact business losses as they can cause economic damage, physical destruction, and even the loss of human life. They constitute a serious challenge to U.S. national security and demand greater attention from American leaders.

The training will provide information security professionals with a broad base of cyber security foundations to use and help those interested in this field understand the requirements of the cyber security job. The seminar is a good starting point for those seeking a broad understanding of the challenges and skills needed to secure Internet-based and networked computer systems.

You will learn about cyber terminology, emerging rules, and regulatory compliance requirements that cyber business professionals need to know. At a high level, this course discusses job roles and emerging needs for those wanting to move into the cyber security market.   Printable Flyer

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What You Will Learn

  • Cyber Security Basics
  • Understanding Cyber Technology
  • Cyber Attack Technology
  • Security Policies and Best Practices
  • Risk Management
  • Access Control
  • Host-Based Security
  • Network Architecture Integration
  • Authentication
  • Intrusion Detection and Incident Response
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Security Network Communications
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Audit
  • Cyber Security Futures

Who should Attend:

IT Managers, IT Auditors, Information Security Managers and Analysts, Systems Administrators, and Information Technology professionals.

Course Materials will be provided.

About the Presenter:

Peter T. Davis (CISA, CISSP, CSP, CMA, ISP, CNA, CMC, CCNA, CWNA, CISM, COBIT Foundation Certificate, ITIL Foundation Certificate and Accredited COBIT Implementation Trainer, CISSP Accredited Trainer, SSGB, CGEIT) is the Principal of Peter Davis+Associates, a management consulting firm specializing in the security, audit and control of information. Prior to founding PDA, Mr. Davis' private sector experience included stints with two large Canadian banks and a manufacturing company. He was formerly a principal in the Information Systems Audit practice of Ernst & Young. In the public sector, Mr. Davis was Director of Information Systems Audit in the Office of the Provincial Auditor (Ontario). a 26-year information systems audit and security veteran, Mr. Davis' career includes positions as security administrator, security planner, consultant, and information systems auditor.

Mr. Davis has written or co-written 11 books including "Hacking Wireless Networks for Dummies," "Wireless Networks for Dummies," "Computer Security for Dummies," "Securing Client/Server Computer Networks," "Teach Yourself Windows 2000 Server in 21 Days," and "Securing and Controlling Cisco Routers." Peter is listed in the International Who's Who of Professionals. He is a past Editor of EDPACS, a monthly publication for security and audit professionals.

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